Archive for January, 2017

Why We Love This Charming Ranch Home

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

5 Key Steps To Selling A Home

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

5 Key Steps To Selling A Home

There are many factors that go into selling a home, which a good real estate agent will discuss with you. But here are 5 tried and true steps that every seller should prepare for and do when putting their home on the market:

An inviting walkway can set the mood as well as direct people to a discretely positioned front door.

1. Curb appeal. First impressions count, especially in real estate. If a buyer gets a bad impression before they enter the home, your house has to work that much harder to get their interest.

A beautiful front yard has a big impact, but if gardening isn’t your thing then at a bare minimum you should mow, remove weeds, rake leaves, trim branches that are overhanging walkways, straighten the patio furniture, and remove any items that might deter buyers. If it is winter then make sure walkways and driveways are cleared of snow and ice.

Steamboat Springs, CO Real Estate Report

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Steamboat Springs, CO Real Estate Report

As 2017 begins and we reflect on the year that was, we can say that 2016 was a good year for real estate in Routt County. However the November figures were a little unexpected as you’ll see below.

Routt County Real Estate Market 

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The Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors November 2016 Monthly Report provides us with a great snapshot of the Steamboat Springs residential market. Some key market figures for both single family homes (SF) and condo / townhomes (C/T):

- YTD new listings +9.3% SF, +2.4 C/T

- YTD pending sales +12.5 SF, +9.2 C/T

- YTD sold +14.2 SF, +8.7 C/T

- YTD median sales price +13.1 SF, +3.1 C/T

- YTD active listings -6.3 SF, -20.5 C/T

New listings to the market are up yet active listings are down. This coupled with the a significant drop in YTD days on market shows just how tight housing inventory is in Routt County.